Functional Safety Engineer - Autonomous Vehicle Platform

    • PACCAR
  • Kirkland, WA
  • Posted 23 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


On Site
USD 96,700.00 - 151,300.00 per year
Full Time


Cross-functional team
Attention to detail
Customer support
Financial services
Information Technology
Control system
Data link layer
Risk analysis
IBM Rational DOORS
Use cases
Computer science
Software engineering
Electrical engineering
Systems engineering
Requirements management
Project management
IT management
Motion control
Goal oriented
Emerging technologies
Job boards
Embedded systems
Regulatory Compliance
ISO 9000
Computer hardware
Product lifecycle management

Job Details

PACCAR Embedded Engineering organization has an immediate opening for aFunctional Safety Engineerto join our team in Kirkland, WA.

Company Information

PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced powertrains, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business. PACCAR's premium trucks and transportation solutions drive the world to a better future.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services - you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Organization Information

PACCAR Embedded Engineering is a rapidly expanding organization that is transforming the way control systems and software are developed for commercial vehicle applications. This includes developing the latest vehicle controls, display technology, and autonomous truck solutions that exceed customer expectations. You will collaborate with an international, cross-functional team focused on driving superior technical solutions that maximize customer uptime and operating efficiency. Successful applicants will demonstrate individual creativity in addressing challenges and opportunities while working within a supportive team to develop industry-leading solutions for the medium- and heavy-duty truck industry.

Position Summary

This position will be responsible to define Functional Safety requirements across a wide range of technological advancements, including EVs and L2/L4 ADAS. We are looking for a team player who will be tasked with working with several other areas of engineering between PACCAR divisions. The Functional Safety Engineer will lead the development of Functional safety work products and requirements for systems related to commercial EVs, Automated Driving (L2+) and Autonomous (L4) trucks being developed at PACCAR Inc. We are looking for a highly energetic and creative thinker with attention to detail. We are looking for someone who can work with a high-performance team to manage the technology and process to ensure timely delivery of their Functional safety work products.

Job Functions / Responsibilities
  • Perform safety related analysis, derive, and specify safety requirements and safety concepts.
  • Create work products for systems needed and conduct hazard and risk analysis.
  • Create and maintain applicable specifications in IBM DOORS / DOORS Next Generation (DNG)/ MEDINI.
  • Lead/participate in software peer reviews and Functional Safety to ensure compliance to requirements.
  • Responsible for compliance with PACCAR Inc. processes and safety procedures.
  • Represent the team globally as a key partner to the product.
  • Support and/or lead activities for customer outreach and education in these technologies and their respective use cases.

Required Qualifications & Skills
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related technical degree required.
  • 5+ years of experience with automotive or similar electronic modules and/or systems engineering.
  • Design/Development of safety-critical systems/components (ISO26262).
  • Experience with requirement management tools such as DOORS, DNG, JAMA, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Good communication skills and basic project management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with colleagues local and at remote sites.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity.
  • Strong technical leadership skills and ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.

Desired Skills & Attributes
  • Understanding of major automotive or Heavy Truck vehicle systems such as Advanced Driver-Assistance (ADAS), Motion Control, Automotive Network, and Powertrain
  • Experience in writing and comprehending software and hardware requirements
  • Experience in automotive product release and specification process
  • Experience using Requirements Management tools and or PLM systems.
  • Level I Functional Safety Certification.

Why work for PACCAR?
  • Global Fortune 500Company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields.
  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks.

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:
  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off - minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

Additional Job Board Information

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for the Functional Safety Engineer position is$96,700-$151,300 annually. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.

PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.